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each. yoplait, it is so good! >>> a dangerous house fire breaks out in san francisco early this morning and sends flames shooting from a natural gas line. >>> more than 70 people have been effected by a fatal fire that happened at an apartment complex in san jose. we'll tell you about the investigation and how people are coping. >>> still significant distance between the two sides. negotiations continue. >>> the clock is ticking toward the midnight deadline. the frantic last minute efforts to keep the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff. >>> plus how bay area transit agencies hope to make this a safe new years eve. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. it is monday december 31st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there. you'll need a few minutes to warm up the car. >> for most. there is a couple inland definitely. some 40s near the city and around the bay. inland there is a lot of 30s and upper 20s. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. that system coming in will spin in higher clouds. upper 40s low 50s. her
. and on the opposite direction. 101 through san francisco looks really good. traffic on the right heading toward sfo no delays. back to brian. >>> we begin with developing news from san francisco, a short time ago pg&e crews capped a gas like at the scene of an overnight house fire. alex savidge is in san francisco with video of flames shooting from that gas line. alex. >> reporter: i can also tell you two people were sent to the hospital after this early morning hour fire. hou -- house fire. you can hear and see pg&e crews out here. they are working on this natural gas line that ruptured and was on fire when this fire broke out around 1:00 this morning. a dangerous situation. flames were shooting from that line about 15 feet up in the air. battalion chief tells me crews had to work around that ruptured gas line to put out the fire inside the home. a two story place here on the 100 block of athens street. pg&e crews came in and were able to shut off that gas line. arson investigator is looking at what triggered this two alarm fire and why that gas line ruptured and caught fire. >> we did have a shut
are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed outside of a middle school. that is where alex savidge is at the scene. alex. >> reporter: i just got an update a couple minutes ago from a berkeley police spokesperson. she told me the victim in this shooting thatten had overnight was a woman in her late 40s or early 50s. she was shot while riding here bike. this is right outside of long fellow middle school. about 3:30 took away the woman's body. she has not been identifi
equipment because they may never have been inspected. according to the san francisco chronicle the company suspects some employees lied about completing inspections required by state law. workers have been fired or suspended. pg&e has now hired 48 extra inspectors. they are hoping to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of its in southern alameda and the south bay. >>> police in val johan warning of a scam involving a popular holiday gift. they have found a stash of fake i-pads. we are live in val johan right now with details of what to look out for. >> reporter: this is an i-pad and you can see on the back here it's silver and looks like it could be a picture frame and that's what scam artists are doing. they are taking picture frames and they are taking the sticker that you see here, putting it on there and wrapping it so that you can't tell. this is all in an effort to trick people and last week vallejo police pulled over somebody at a shopping center and found a stash of these fake i-pad boxes. detectives believe that the person was intending to sell them for a c
your drive into san francisco. let's head back to the desk. >>> 4:59. believe it or not it is now 2013 live picture. look at the big lifts and the kiss. lots of fire works. crowds gathered on the shore of the harbor watching the skyline explode. all the colors of the fire works 2013 is here. 1.5million people expected to be ringing in the new year at this particular celebration and millions are watching on television from home live as we are here in the bay area. you're also watching this. this is new zealand ringing in the brand new year. 2013. a lot of cheers. the boat horns going off then you have the fire works. this is over the auckland sky tower. new zealand being one of the first nations to welcome the new year. we'll have much more about new years coming in and our local celebrations here in the bay area that is coming up in a couple minutes. >>> it is 5:01. developing news from san francisco an overnight apartment fire caused big problems for firefighters when flames apparently caused a gasline to burst. alex savidge is in san francisco where pg&e crews are making repairs. are
. >> reporter: we're live in san francisco where an an arson investigator is on scene trying to determine the -- where an arson investigators -- is on the scene trying to figure out what sent a firefighter to the hospital. >>> the new york stock exchange has been sold. what it means for investors and the u.s. economy. >> reporter: a grandmother gunned down near her house. >>> a very cold start to the day. coming up, the neighborhoods that are currently in the upper 20s and when rain returns to the forecast. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. >>> it's thursday, december 20th. we begin with breaking news out of san francisco where a firefighter has been taken to the hospital after a fire. lorraine blanco is live on broad street with the information on the firefighter's condition and how muni service is being affected. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i can first tell you that an arson investigator is on scene right now trying to determine the cause of this fire. firefighters say it
>>> a dangerous house fire in san francisco early this morning sends flames shooting from a natural gas line near the home. what happened to the people who were sleeping inside at the time. >>> it's a race against the clock. the last-minute effort to prevent the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff before the deadline of midnight east coast time. >> reporter: new year's eve partiers who want to leave their cars behind will have a lot of options. we'll tell you about the different transit agencies offering free rides this evening. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, december 31st, new year's eve. in overnight news, san francisco firefighters had their work cut out for them when a natural gas line burst outside an apartment that was on fire. flames shot in the air on athens around 1:00 this morning. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from the scene with video you will only see on channel 2. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. the fire inside of that home is what triggered a second fire that came from the curb
, the san francisco fire department, you know, our thoughts are with the families with the department, with those members that were hurt. a tragic turn of events. >> san francisco fire called the shooting a cowardly act. >>> police called in a bomb squad and evacuated a neighborhood after a man injured himself while making a pipe bomb. police were called observe 2:00 p.m. yesterday -- before 2:00 p.m. yesterday. authorities it had to evacuate the area. police say the suspect had burns on his hands and face. he was arrested on suspicion of possession and manufacturing explosive devices. >>> a police officer was shot and killed in milwaukee this morning. investigators say the officer was found around 5:00 a.m. this morning. police started searching for her two hours earlier after she didn't respond. investigators do not have a suspect or motive. >> thousands of bay area nurses are walking picket lines. [ singing ] >> close to 5,000 nurses at 9 sutter health facilities are holding a one day strike. they say they are striking over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. this is the
rain. we'll continue to move the mass around, show you the coverage out toward san francisco and oakland just outside of our station area. you can see light rain pushing back into the region. this has been a development over the past half hour to 45 minutes. up to the north bay here you can't pick out some of the coverage as well targeting parts of sonoma county. nothing too major but i do expect the rainfall to pick up as we head into overnight hours. this is radar showing you where it is snowing just to the east of cloverdale. we'll move the maps and show you the flurries off mount hamilton. i will let you know where the dry part of the weekend forecast will be. >>> rainwater and run off fill reservoirs to capacity. the is santa clara water reservoirs will begin releasing water. people who live around the reservoir say they are surprised how quickly the water rose. >> in the last few storms we had it really rose quickly and it's full. it's going over the spill ways now. >> reporter: the spill ways are designed more much more water. but they notified people downstream just i
of a traffic stop accident in san francisco, it smashed a fire hydrant and -- and shut down essex street. you can see this is near the on ramp to the bay bridge happening right now. it shut down because water from a busted fire hydrants damage -- hydrant damaged scaffolding. a -- police were trying to pull over a man for being suspected of driving under the influence. that intersection will be closed until all of the damage particularly to that scaffolding is deemed safe. >>> in the meantime, a hit-and- run driver in the south bay, the victim of that incident has died from his injuries. jeanine della vega is at the intersection where all of this happened. gored morning jeanine -- good morning, jeanine. >> reporter: this is where the accident happened. this gas station here, fast food and a wall greens, there are lots of things here and police were here until 1:00 a.m. investigating. what we know is a man was crossing the intersection at 5:45 when police say he was hit by a dark banner suv. that vehicle stopped kept traveling southbound and the man was rushed to the hospital where he died late
outside where we have been dealing rain out there. here is the live camera looking toward san francisco. a few breaks in the clouds but those rain source moving through rapidly across the bay area. still the case right now. here we go with the maps showing you the live sweeps. you can seat enhancement in parts of the north bay. rainfall picking up south of nevado, those darker shades of green. even the yellows indicate the increase in rainfall rates. we will shift the maps, slow you more activity around the bay, not as much here but down toward pillar point for half moon bay and around the fremont area and parts of the east bay. this activity knocking on the doorsteps of livermore. wet pave helicopter on interstate 580. most of the activity in the south bay with the rainfall rates picking up for this part of the bay area. out toward saratoga. you can see the rainfall rate over an inch an hour. that's the estimate with the radar and the closer inspection toward saratoga. around campbell. around loss g atos. that's heavy rain out toward 17 as you can pick out here and we will continue to
and something warm to wear. the preparations underway for a big giveaway in san francisco this morning. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark has the morning off. >> good morning. i'm pack cook. tori campbell is off today. it's -- i'm pam cook. it it tori campbell is off today. >>> a christmas morning fire in the south bay. it started a few hours ago. janine de la vega is on the scene and joins us from campbell. how does it look out there, janine? >> reporter: well, the fire is out here at this commercial building on del avenue. firefighters are still putting water on it. you can actually see the smoke still rising in the air coming from that building. now, originally we were told that the firefighters had not entered the building yet for safety precautions. let's go to some video. here you can see some flames shooting from the roof. we were told they were 50 feet up in the air at one point. firefighters were called to the scene just before 5:00 a.m. they immediately started to attack it from the outside. the
. mary's cathedral in san francisco for their organ and canter service that will start at 7:30. coming up we will try to go in and speak to the pastor about his plans for the service today. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holida
could double. >> rain or shine, san francisco plays host today to a one of it's kind football game. check out the arizona state sun devil mascot and the marching man. they all entertained a huge crowd at union square. the pep rally has to get everybody excited for the craft fight hunger bowl at at&t park. some 33,000 tickets have been sold for the game between arizona state and navy. this is the only bowl game devoted to a cause. for every ticket sold a meal will be donated to the san francisco meal bank. >> with that kickoff most of the rain will probably be out of here but still a little chilly. >> its going to be a cool winter day and it's chilly this morning. we have the breeze blowing, that means a wind chill effect going on in most cases because most of us in the 40s this morning. mostly cloudy skies and still a little soggy in some cases, giving you a live look at the overcast. right through and around -- we continue with the clouds, by the afternoon partly cloudy and sun. a look at storm tracker two. i have the time l aps e. three hours, the last three this is what has mo
that might improve the situation. >>> and overnight news from san francisco. what police officers did that may have saved a newborn baby's life. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 12th. >>> we're following developing news in san jose. just hours ago, a pickup truck slammed into an apartment building where children were sleeping. ktvu's janine de la vega is in san jose and spoke to the children's father. good morning, janine. >> reporter: the father told me his family has not slept much but any are breathing a sigh of relief. their little girl was just brought home from the hospital. this is after a truck ran off the road. you can see where the tire marks are here and it ran off the road and plowed down a fence there and smashed into a bedroom. police say the driver of the truck traveling eastbound on taylor veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into an apartment at the villa apartments on 23rd street. now, here's a look at the damage inside. the truck crashed into a roo
. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crimes. the public can use it to high pressure send in tips and get involved. what police plan to do each week to close unsolved cases. >>> time now 5:18. let's bring tara back. if you're going out driving it's wet. the roads are wet so be careful. >> that is right. we don't have that big storm blowing through. we do have slippery conditions on the roadways. so make sure you take it easy out there on the roadways. right now we will take a live look here at the bay bridge toll plaza. folks should go just under the speed limit i think it's pretty safe for the bay bridge this morning. we have a look at our maps. we want to show you a pair of accidents in the richmond area. this is 80 westbound. and then we also have right lanes blocked here on 80 eastbound at buchanon street. be aware of that. down in the south bay 280 san jose you can see traffic is flowing nicely in both directions. 5:18 here is steve. >>> thank you, tara. rain, light. picking up for some. light rain will continue this afternoon. the system will weaken. there will
expected for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why and how students will be effected. >>> plus locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california congresswoman nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. >>> good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks head
the bay. 49 in oakland. 49 in san francisco. looking at 49 for half-moon bay. concord and livermore holding on to 41 as well. ridge of high pressure will be building in over the west coast in time for your weekend starting with today we'll be slightly warmer for your afternoon. partly cloudy skies. we'll be waking up with a little bit of patchy fog tomorrow morning as well as sunday but again afternoon highs feeling better by the second half of the day. 63 for napa today. 61 in san rafael. 61 for san francisco. low 60s for the east bay coast. we are looking at temperatures for 60 at half-moon bay. 63 santa cruz. 63 for morgan hill. your extended forecast shows you again we wake up with a little bit of morning fog tomorrow but afternoon highs even warmer than what we will get for today. sunday looks to be the warmest day. we will pull out of the cold numbers a little bit later this morning. i'll have your day planner coming up. >>> 5:09 is the time. the presidential campaign shatters fundraising records. the astonishing totals and which candidate raised the most. >>> i saw a body bei
in the upcoming term. california's proposition 8 is not on that list. ktvu's brian flores is in san francisco to tell us what that means for same-sex marriage here in california. >> reporter: hi, dave, good morning. it appears for now that opponents of proposition 8 will have to wait until the end of the week for any decision on this from the u.s. supreme court. we were waiting to hear some decision. but it appears the supreme court will at least delay it until about friday, though. the key was whether the prop was gonna be on their cases. now, if that happens, that means the decision won't come until june. this postpones any decision until later this week. come friday morning, we'll be at this to see if the supreme court agrees with the lower court on whether gay marriage is unconstitutional or if they will keep prop 8 as voted on back in 2008. a lot of reac-- a lot of reaction from the castro district. we'll stay on this. back to you. >> thank you. now, our washington, d.c. newsroom is also following this. coming up at 7:15, we'll have more analysis of what this morning's developments could
francisco at this hour. no delays to report. and finally down in the south bay this is 280 in san jose you can see traffic flowing nicely in both directions. here is rosemary. >> good morning, to you. we are waking up with clear skies this morning. drier conditions pulling in for your weekend. we are dealing with patchy fog in our valley locations. we've got patchy dense fog over areas like novato reporting visibility down to a quarter mile as well as napa. be prepared for those sudden drop off in visibility. santa rosa, petaluma reporting anywhere from 1-2 miles but would worsen -- but could worsen. ridge of high pressure will be building over the pacific in time for friday, saturday, and sunday and again if you are just joining us we are looking at a warming trend. so we're dealing with the fog this morning. afternoon highs will be mild. just a few degrees above what we felt yesterday afternoon. but we'll have more sunshine by the afternoon so it should feel pretty good. and into the weekend we'll deal with a little bit of patchy fog as we start the morning hours. gusty winds is a possib
francisco, and 152% in san jose. do you remember last year at this time? we were at about 35 to 40% of rainfall average. okay, so how does it plan out here in the next few days? another weather system is headed our way. that's what i'm going to talk about at 10:20 when i come back. the latest computer model teed up and ready to go. we'll talk about how much more is behind it. see you back here. >>> the trek to and from tahoe was anything but smooth sailing today. coming up in 14 minutes why officials say it wasn't the snow slowing everything down. >> at, look for the link to stormtracker 2 at the top of the page. we also posted updates on the channel 2 facebook page. >>> holiday sales slumped nationwide. and there might be more than one reason for the poor numbers. eric rasmussen is live with the mixed reports he heard from retailers, and shoppers. >> reporter: ken, we can tell you there's been no shortage of foot traffic here in downtown walnut creek. one local retailer told me a late rally before christmas saved his season. but it at least appears a lot of peopl
are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. >>> time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of new money what do you think he'd do with it? he's going to spend it. >> what we're not going to do is extend the tax cuts to the wealthiest americans. there is no possibility that we're going to find a way to get our fiscal house in order without the tax rates going back up. >> if congress doesn't act by the end of this year, tax rates will go up for almost everybody and across the board spending cuts will take effect. that could plunge the u.s. economy into another recession. >>> people on both sides of the controversial same sex marriage issue will be closely watching the u.s. supreme court this morning. just an hour and a half from right now the high court is due to release another list of cases. coming up at 5:15 what it will
not result in a deal. >> well, traffic don't in downtown san francisco could grind to a halt. that's because today is the last scheduled critical mass event for the year. for those new to the area, on the last friday of every month, dozens of cyclists ride alightning the waterfront and down market street and drivers are always advised to expect delays. >> peeking of, we haven't really seen any this morning. let's go to tara and see if that changed. >> no, the same story. maybe a lot of folks headed up to the tahoe area. maybe they already left as a matter of fact because the skiing is going to be pretty good up there. right now i want to show you my maps so you can see exactly what i'm talking about up here. the roadways are completely clear and in livermore the same story. overall a very nice commute this morning. 237, those taillights there on the far right hand side of your screen westbound and this is one-on-one toward san francisco. on the left toward downtown where we haven't seen any delays either this morning. 7:07, here's steve. >> thank you very much. beautiful sunrise over the big
line. >>> and how a popular san francisco restaurant is making this a happier holiday season. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark is off today. >> yes, he is. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. tori campbell is also off. it's monday, december 24th. >>> we're following developing news out of marin county this morning where search-and-rescue teams are about to search for a missing man. alex savidge has more on how a traffic stop turned into a much larger situation. alex? >> reporter: well, now that the sun is coming up, the team is going to resume searching for this team, somewhere in the cordova creek. the man is suspected of drunk driving and ran from officers during a traffic stop. it happened earlier in the morning. he jumped into the creek in an area where the water is moving very quickly. authorities put a boat in the water right away to search the bas ofthe creek but there was no sign of the man. this all began after midnight when ross police made a dui stop on the man's car near sir francis drake and c
>>> the san francisco health department issues a warning to gay men about the spread of a communicable disease. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener. it is a meningitis outbreak but it's not happening here. still the health center takes it serious enough to issue a warning. >> reporter: they say an unusually high number of meningitis cases have been reported until the brooklyn area and it's affecting gay men. san francisco may be thousands of miles from the big apple but health officials here worry that a quick plane ride might land bay area travelers right in the heart of meningitis outbreak in new york city. >> we know there's lots of travel between the two cities. >> reporter: dr. susan phillips is with the san francisco health department. she says new york has had 16 cases of menengococal disease. the cases involve men in areas of brooklyn who are have had intimate contact with other men. >> it's due to a bacterium and it is passed by a very close personal contacts. secretions of any kind including saliva. >> reporter: gay men traveling to new york
're having are through the three day's storms. almost 2-inches in san francisco and more in the coastal hill. up to 5-inches of rain even more than that in the boulder creek area. here's what it does for percent of average. it helps a lot. 102% of average in santa rosa. 143percent of average. we're at 30, 30%, 40% of average. more rain coming. this is the next system i'm tracking it's working it's way in here. it's going to be around christmas day. it's going to bring rain but not before we see fog in the early morning hours. when i come back i'll put that all together we'll see you back here in a few minutes. >>> it looks like a white christmas in the sierra, more than four feet of snow fell into the weekend and a new advisory warns of blowing snow tomorrow night. but there's a window of clear weather through the morning. right now chains are not required for cars on u.s. highway 50 or on interstate 80. chains are required on many state routs. >>> a snow boarder is dead tonight after getting caught in an avalanche at a popular sierra ski resort. at 10:15. what we're learning about the victi
was found badly beaten in san francisco. >> reporter: the home to the 16- year-old who has a mental capacity of a 7-year-old. today i reached out to the ceo to get a statement, he hasn't returned our call but the father did. >> i am excited someone has been arrested for what happened to my daughter. >> reporter: tuesday night she left the facility and was last seen here at the bart center. two days later she turned up on a muni bus in san francisco. her father believes she was sexually assaulted. >> by the bruises, i know what happened. i know what happened. the police know what happened but they after the discussing it with me. >> reporter: the police say we would like to provide you information. but at this time we can only confirm an arrest has been made. >> i am going to do everything i can to make sure he spends the rest of his life in prison. >> reporter: why he says she upset is because the media notified him about the arrest. he told us they are supposed to have a press conference tomorrow. live, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> authorities locked down a middle school today af
you can check out those stolen goods and fill out a claim form. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morning another woman was pushed to the ground and also punched in her face. the suspect tried to grab her p
. and sliding over from san francisco oakland over to parts of the east bay. there is still plenty offshore. again this is not a huge deal here. but lighter amounts will continue to work their way toward san mateo coast, santa cruz mountains. really a quarter to half inch of rain out of this. expect for some of the wettest locations over the richmond and san rafael bridge. things are starting to darken up a little bit. from marin county to emery vail and berkeley. it's another very mild morning with 50s and low 60s. i mean livermore is at 62. mountain view 62. san jose 61. it will be an overcast day. carry the rain gear with you. even fog out there. just kind of a yucky day. things are ending here. this will be the last system. lows in the upper 50s. highs in the low 60s. cloudy with light rain. fog will be a huge issue thursday and friday. >>> 4:38 is the time. protestors got naked during a big vote at san francisco city hall. where the nudest plan to take their fight next. >>> and a man is pushed to his death at a new york city subway station. the arrest police could make soon and why a n
meetings. >>> the brawl that caused wide spread panic in a san francisco mall led to a loss in post christmas sales for business. they ran from the mall when they heard a noise that sounded like gunshots. police arrested three people. all the commotion led to a lock down and likely kept thousands of post christmas shoppers out of the mall. there is no estimate on how much money businesses lost but analyst tell the sacramento breeze it's like -- sacramento bee it's likely a significant amount. >>> janine de la vega is live for us in cupertino this morning. one of the places where a dui crack down starts today. >> reporter: that is right. starting tonight sheriffs deputies will be conducting a dui check point at an undisclosed intersection. which along here on stevens creek boulevard. that is one of many happening throughout the bay area tonight and through the weekend. the california highway patrol is already out checking for people celebrating the new years holiday a little too much and in fro mont police operated at dui check point last night and early into this morning. today stat
backup. give yourself extra time to get into san francisco. the metering lights are on. in san francisco 101, you can see traffic moving along very swimmingly here in the southbound direction on the right side of your screen towards sfo. 680, you can see that the fog has really moved in here, we were seeing it in patches in the danville/dublin area. be careful and drive slowly. 7:08. let's head to rosemary. >>> it's a crisp start to the morning. temperatures rolling back in the 30s. the sun is coming, 7:10, 7:15, depending upon where you live. the official sunrise will have sunshine in store for your afternoon. many of us waking up to sunshine. we're cloudy to mostly cloudy in san jose. some of us waking up with fog. we have visibility down to a quarter mile. fairfield reporting, fog at times, napa down to a quarter mile as well as nova toe. your visibility could drop off suddenly as you make your morning drive. we're seeing the chilliest numbers over the north bay. with the chilly conditions and calm conditions, setting the stage for cold numbers, the possibility for fog over the north
clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition eight said the court shouldn't go against the measure that 7 million california voters approved. >>> we have much more on the court case coming up at 7:30. how the decision on same sex marriage ban could co
to collapse at a gas station in san francisco. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. >>> it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie
to avoid -- >>> a san francisco woman accused of deadly hit-and-run is due to be arranged tomorrow morning. 23-year-old gina unis is expected of running into a group of pedestrians in between creeks. the victims were thrown down a hillside. a 66-year-old woman later died in the hospital. eunice faces charges. she's jailed in lieu of $2 million bail. >>> fremont police chief has retired after more than two decades of fighting crime. today was chief craig steckler's last day on the job. steckler joined the department as deputy chief and became chief in 1982. he's been in law enforcement for 42 years. richard lucero has been named interim chief. >> the board of supervisors apointed a new fire chief. demetriuos shaffer has been appointed fire chief. >>> it was one year ago today that a boy was shot and killed in front of his father's taco truck. that father is calling on police to solve this case in the coming year. >> reporter: at 55th and international dozens honored the life of martinez shot when playing by his father's taco truck. gabriel martinez says he fell apart after his son's death.
many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three footdiameter tree. >> the tree had fallen onto our house, and it was about, i don't know, a couple feet above my head. >> reporter: that was your alarm clock. >> that was the alarm clock, yes. >> reporter: he says the house can be fixed. he's just glad no one was hurt. >> you have a fireplace? >> yes. >> you have some very expensive firewood now. >> exactly. >> reporter: an arborist says now is as good of time as any to get those trees checked. >>> a number of trees toppled. in orinda, this toppled. two vehicles were hit by that tree, but no injuries were reported. >>> also around the bay area, people were running from the rain. people tried to stay dry. in palo alto, windshield wipers. >>> we want to bring in our chief meteorologist, bill martin now, on this latest dose of rain, and where this leaves us for the season. >> this morning's rain was a mess on the morning commute. take a look at some of the showers. the accumulati
to 101 in san francisco. you can see we have traffic flowing nicely in both directions. finally a look at maze. you can see traffic also flowing very well there on the far right hand side of the screen. let's check in with mark. >> good morning to you. we are taking a live look outside. you can see in the south bay and san jose cloud cover to deal with. the key headline, we get a break-in the rain. no rainfall expected in the bay area. you can see even the sierra gets a break and all i can find is a few spotty showers, very light. as far as current temperatures, just updated for the 7:00 hour it has cooled off one degree in fairfield down at 39 at last check. oakland in the mid40s. sfo at 50 and san jose right about 43. here is the forecast for today. more cloud cover this morning, temperatures in the upper 30s to the upper 40s. then in the afternoon partly cloudy, we will strip away the clouds, those readings in the low to mid50s. we have another weather system off shore that could produce a few showers. especially by friday evening. for today we just have the big batch of cloud cove
showers, in the city, san francisco getting wet along the coastline. for today we are breezy, cloudy conditions, soggy conditions, but we will start to see a bit of a break-in to the afternoon. advisories in place already in the third of storms coming our way. i will show you the timeline and bring you details coming up. >> it has been a wild week of weather. we are not done yet. want to give you a live look outside. interstate 80, rain water on the roadway. two hands onto wheel. we will see scattered showers throughout the bay area before the next powerful punch flows through. yesterday's heavy wind and rain cause power outages. >>> most of the bay area will be under a flash flood watch through the weekend, a break-in the weather has helped water levels drop on the street in the north bay. some areas did flood and we could see it happen again tomorrow. the river rose with in a few feet of topping its banks and in kernville the russian river rose 14 feet. >> there were 14 steps here. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, it's come up 7, 8, steps in five hours. >> the national weather service issued
:05. sentencing today for a san francisco school cafeteria worker convicted of several sexual assaults. he was convicted of attacking three women in the mission district last year. one of them was beaten unconscious. he could get life in prison. the fifth suspect charged in an attack that left one man dead and a woman badly beaten is set to face a judge today. they were found bound and bagged in the middle of the street. the victims and the suspects knew each other. the final suspect is facing charges of accessory to murder and conspiracy to destroy evidence. >>> new this morning there is more fallout from the royal phone hoax. about a dozen workers at the australian radio station behind the prank call had been moved to safe houses. ten radio executives now have around the clock bodyguards because of death threats. meanwhile british investigators are disclosing more information about three suicide notes left by the nurse. two were found in the room while the other was among her personal possessions. one note dealt with the phone call. another focused on her funeral. the third criticized ho
found a room at the hamilton family center in san francisco. as the temperature drops the director says it's heart breaking to have to turn away hundreds of other families who need help. >> very often they're out in cars, or they're doubled up in situations that they shouldn't be in. >> reporter: the hamilton center has 70 rooms, all full with nearly 250 homeless families on the wait list. >> they have children with them. >> reporter: continuing unemployment and high rents in the city make it especially difficult for families to find permanent housing. >> they often have to move out of the city because the rents are so high here now. >> reporter: just started a job at a barbershop and his family east christmas wish is to leave the shelter soon. the center is trying to raise donations so that they can help even more families through this holiday season. in san francisco, jana ktvu channel 2 news. >> as i pointed out it's cold out there right now. it is 42 degrees in mountain view. 41 in san jose. how cold is it going to get? 39 degrees. napa and santa rosa, in the low 30s. 33 in fairfiel
. traffic is still being diverted to high street. traffic is moving nicely at san francisco at this hour and 280, not a lot of folks on the roadways, here is rosemary orozco. >>> our quiet weather is turning quite active by the afternoon and storm tracker 2 shows northern california has light rain and we have a sprinkle overhead. around parts of san pablo bay, we have some rain on and off and i am shifting but a moment ago i sawzall there. shifting -- i saw sal and shifting on and off, we saw showers. in and around the bridge we saw sprinkles into san francisco picking up rain clouds and sunset district into market and the downtown area we will remain mostly cloudy, just a few stray showers and steady rain is coming later with all the cloud cover acting as a blanket so it will not be as cold. low 40s in santa rosa it will be warmer and we are singing back into the mid-30s. 6:00 i want to show you that steadty line is out of the oakland bridge and by 2:00 in oakland you can expect to have that rain and by 5:00 everybody is getting wet and down into the south bay scattered showers. here i
for live crab in san francisco could drop to $3.50 a pound by early next week. >> don't get crabby about the traffic. i can't believe i just said that. >> nice segue claudine. >>> we will head outside and take a look at what is going on with the roadway. right now it doesn't seem to be much. we have a couple stalled cars here and there. this is the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic on the right hand side there. finally 237 milpitas the brake lights are westbound traffic. here is steve. >>> thank you. a very good morning. our system is coming in. cloud cover has a lot of cold air with them. i think it's more of a colder system than rainy-- rainy system. cloudy to mostly cloudy. some of the temperatures already are in the 30s. they will be hard pressed to warm up. some rain develops. again those favoring closer to the coast and north bay snow level around 2500-3,000 feet. 35 livermore. san jose 37. tahoe was two below last hour. now they are one. >> by this afternoon and evening spins in very light rain. again the farther west better opportunity. farther east no. this will not be a b
. you can see the headlights at westbound as you make your way toward the bay bridge. san francisco 101 this is a look there. you can see traffic on the right hand side toward sfo looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from oakland. police are investigating three homicides. there are two different scenes. one in oakland. one in west oakland and one in east oakland. ktvu alex savidge is live on walnut street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. the sergeant here on scene told me in this case a woman was found stabbed to death early this morning. officers are still out here on scene. you can see a couple patrol cars parked out here on this street. the stabbing happened inside this apartment building in a second floor unit. we'll show you video we shot a short time ago. this is all taking place in the 5800 block of walnut. neighbors called 911 just about two hours ago. around 2:30 this morning. when officers aryed here on scene they went inside this unit and found this woman with multiple stab wounds and she died here on scene. a sergeant told
. reporting live here. >>> the city of san francisco is now facing a lawsuit alleging five police officers conducted improper searches. john burress filed suit on behalf of three people who said they were wrongfully arrested last year at the henderson hotel in the tenderloin. they say police officers claimed they had permission to conduct searches but say they were seen on surveillance video using a master key. >>> we are learning about a construction worker who died. today he was identified as 51- year-old jose plancarte. he died after falling from a platform yesterday. cal osha is investigating. >>> police are identifying a boy who was killed on christmas eve. the crash killed 11-year-old kendrick ing and his 25-year- old cousin from southern california. the driver of the dodge is under arrest on charges of vehicle manslaughter. police are investigating his possible ties to a gang shooting earlier that day. >>> thousands of californians who paid interest rates to a major paycheck lender are due to receive some money back. >> check and go, online installment loans carried interest rates a
nicely into san francisco right now and at the golden gate bridge, same story, there is a little bit of condensation making your way into the city and finally 280 at the 880 split, traffic is flowing nicely in all directions, here is more. >>> no rain in store for your monday. that storm that passed through yesterday, they are causing all kinds of trouble and they still have trouble through the area where there is a flood watch in the area. minor flooding is going on there as well as in reyes. you can -- in areas to the south. this is the next system that will come in on christmas day. i actually want to point to bolder creek, wow, 5 inches in one day. in that short amount of time, santa rosa picked up 1 / 10th napa one and a half and that was just for sunday. we have seen three storms pass in three days, quite a bit of rain, well above average. patchy fog out there, san jose, all reporting patchy fog, visibility is down and hopefully we don't have to be outdoors. chilly and widespread low-to- mid 40s around the rest of the bay area, it will be mostly dry, mostly clear and cool. in o
! . >>> a homicide investigation in san francisco, the unusual way the victim was found and why police need your help. >>> we have more on the missing man police are looking for this morning. >>> it could affect your drive, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us this monday morning, i am pam cook. >> let's see how long this will last, steve. >> two days. >> it's cold at night. >> it is going to
in 2012. from all of us at first business, happy holidays! >>> san francisco international airport prepares for one of the busiest travel days of the year. >>> wet windsy weather across the bay area. >>> today marks one week since the deadly connecticut school shooting. special prayer remembrance planned online. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday december 21st i'm brian flores. pam cook has the morning off. the rain, the wind, the cold is on the way here. >> it's al
are considering. >>> overnight rescue in san francisco the special tools firefighters used to free a man from a chimney. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning, december 17th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm brian flores. it has been a tough weekend for a lot of people. let's take a look at our weather with steve paulson.
of people in san francisco are looking for a new home after a large fire destroyed three apartment buildings and damaged a fourth. that fire started inside an apartment on 23rd street near cap street around 9:45 yesterday morning. the smoke could be seen from some of our traffic cameras in san francisco. as you can see there the fire was out of control when croups arrive add the scene. >> all units on scene did a great job. it was a tough fire. they had to get in there and fight it aggressively. >> 100 firefighters responded to the scene. one was transported to the hospital because of exhaustion. no other injuries were reported. the american red cross provided hotel accommodations for 19 people last night. s cause of the fire has not been determined. >>> dianne feinstein says she is optimistic that some type of agreement will be reached to avert the fiscal cliff. both houses of congress will reconvene today. the senate is expected to work two hours from now. while president obama wants a tax increase for those earning $250,000 there is a proposal on the table that raises that income threshol
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